I have some Manos del Uruguay in my stash just waiting to be knit up into a scarf. I've admired Stacey's Manos scarf pattern from, I believe, a yarn shop in CA (pattern link on my sidebar), and I like the way the Herringbone stitch enhances the variegations in the yarn, but I find the stitch awkward and the scarf has an unattractive backside, so to speak. No disrespect, but isn't that the way with most knitted objects? There are some reversible stitch pattens around so I went on a mission to find one that, if not reversible, looked good on both sides. The result? A modified herringbone cable. Here it is frontside and back:
Halloween is not so happy around here, boywise. Instead of hanging out with his friends, dressed as Kiss, he is going as low man on the totem pole to work, having had his schedule rearranged by those with more seniority. Now there's a life lesson.